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Latitude: 51.7774 / 51°46'38"N
Longitude: -3.089 / 3°5'20"W
OS Eastings: 324963
OS Northings: 209313
OS Grid: SO249093
Mapcode National: GBR F2.ZBD5
Mapcode Global: VH79C.DLT8
Plus Code: 9C3RQWG6+X9
Entry Name: Chain Store
Listing Date: 9 February 1995
Last Amended: 9 February 1995
Source ID: 15293
Building Class: Industrial
Location: Situated at the north-east corner of the site, above the track leading up to the balance tower.
Community: Blaenavon (Blaenafon)
Locality: Blaenavon Ironworks
Built-Up Area: Blaenavon
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
Tagged with: Architectural structure
Known locally as the 'chain stores', suggesting that they may have stored spare chains for the balance tower. They may have had an earlier function, perhaps storing raw materials, although this is uncertain.
Two adjoining low domed stone structures, built into the hillside, each on a rectangular plan. South-west wall of each is missing. Interiors are barrel vaults.
Restoration in progress at time of inspection (1993).
Included for group value as part of the internationally important Blaenavon Ironworks.
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